Business Intelligence / Visualization Engineer

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Northrop Grumman
Full Time

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As a Visualization / Business Intelligence Engineer at Northrop Grumman, you will be supporting an exciting, cutting-edge data analytics program enabling Enterprise data analytics at Northrop Grumman. We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic person who is excited about taking on a variety of engineering challenges as we continue to push our data analytics capabilities forward.

The Chief Data Office - Data and Analytics organization is seeking a qualified Visualization / BI Engineer to join our team. Individuals in this role are responsible for analyzing data and delivering actionable information that helps executives, managers and workers make informed business decisions.

The Visualization / Business Intelligence Engineer is also expected to analyze data challenges and business opportunities and develop requirements and specifications for implementation. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the tools and processes around data and business intelligence and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help us deliver the best service for our customers.

These positions can be performed as a virtual telecommuter. We will consider candidates at the Staff or Sr. Staff level, depending on experience and education

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide technical and design leadership across Data Analytics portfolio with focus on Visualization Engineering
  • Work closely with customers to understand and analyze data and business intelligence challenges and opportunities
  • Work closely with customer to develop and implement visualization and business intelligence related solutions
  • Expected to be comfortable with a variety of BI related programming languages, techniques, and infrastructures.
  • Analyze data challenges and business opportunities and develop Enterprise strategies, requirements, and specifications for implementation.
  • Interest/Understanding in the tools and processes around ETL and data visualization and a passion for identifying and answering questions that help deliver the best service for our customers.
  • Work closely with Enterprise initiatives to understand and analyze data challenges and opportunities
  • Work closely with customers to advise, develop and implement BI related solutions and models
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Develop and manage Enterprise grade ETL workflows and Data Pipelines in support of Visualizations
  • Develop Enterprise grade visualizations and Business Insight / Intelligence reports
  • Solid understanding of Data Warehouse and Data Warehouse optimization techniques
  • Ability to communicate to various levels of management
  • Basic understanding and support of SAFE Agile framework
Basic Qualifications for Staff Level
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field with 14 years of related experience with bachelor's degree, 12 years with Master's degree; 9 years with a PhD.
  • A strong passion for problem solving using empirical research to solve complex problems
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Business Intelligence and Data Visualization experience using tools like Tableau, Cognos, or Power BI to address Enterprise needs
  • Experience using ETL tools such as SSIS, Alteryx and Tableau Prep (both at local and server publication level), to create data pipelines prior to visualization / BI.
  • Understanding of current set of Chief Data Office - Data and Analytics tools and technology ecosystem and experience with / ability to program and develop in following tools: SQL, Alteryx, SSIS, and Tableau
Basic Qualifications for Sr. Staff Level
  • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field with 17 years of related experience with bachelor's degree, 15 years with Master's degree; 10 years with a PhD.
  • A strong passion for problem solving using empirical research to solve complex problems
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Business Intelligence and Data Visualization experience using tools like Tableau, Cognos, or Power BI to address Enterprise needs
  • Experience using ETL tools such as SSIS, Alteryx and Tableau Prep (both at local and server publication level), to create data pipelines prior to visualization / BI.
  • Understanding of current set of Chief Data Office - Data and Analytics tools and technology ecosystem and experience with / ability to program and develop in following tools: SQL, Alteryx, SSIS, and Tableau
Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding / Experience with the use of APIs for data access and integration
  • Proficient in one or more of the following databases / data sources: Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL Server, DB2, Oracle, Hadoop
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team
  • Competence and confidence working under pressure on requests with short turn-around times.
  • Excellent attention to detail applied to complex data integration and analysis projects.
  • Proficient in Atlassian tools (JIRA / Confluence).
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
Salary Range: $141,800 USD - $212,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $157,500 USD - $236,300 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Company Information

Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit our site.

Dice Id : 10122071
Position Id : R10052631
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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